SIGNS SPROUTING –Political signs on almost every corner signal that it is almost that time for voters to elect their township leaders for the next four years. All seven township board seats are up for the August 2 election. Winners, all Democrats, will likely proceed unopposed to the November general election. See inside for the full list of candidates, a […]

In brief

Cave Quest VBS in August GRAND BLANC — The Cave Quest! Grand Blanc United Methodist Church at 515 Bush Ave. is hosting free Vacation Bible School Aug. 8-12 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. for ages 3-5th grade. Register online @ GBUMC.org (click the Cave Quest link) or register at the church. Call (810)287- 8506 for questions. — P.S. Juried art show […]

Police operations

FLINT TWP. — A recent emergency hoax in light of recent national law enforcement tragedies has led to some local level “operating changes to address (police) officers’ concerns’’ said Chief George Sippert in a report Monday night to the township board. Officers responded at about 12:35 P.M. on Wednesday July 13 to a 911 call for help for a woman […]

Career-best scores win Henrickson Award

GOODRICH – Two Flint Junior Golf Association players shot the best rounds of their lives Monday to win the Henrickson Award at Atlas Valley Country Club. Brooke Thomas, a 2016 Flushing High graduate, carded 3-under-par 69 to take the girls’ championship, while 2016 Holly grad Kyle VanBoemel shot 2-under 70 to defend the boys’ title he won last year. The […]

Senior center needs repairs

FLINT TWP. — The township board gave tentative approval to plans for repairs and a possible addition at the Senior Citizens Center, 2071 S Graham Road. The most immediate need is to correct drainage issues that have led to moldy walls, a mildew odor and unsafe walking conditions during the winter, according to Pam Luna, center director, in her request […]

Kayla run set for August 6

GOODRICH – Since the tragic passing of Goodrich cross country and track star Kayla O’Mara in 2006, a race in her memory has been organized annually at Goodrich High School. O’Mara passed in a January evening car accident in which her twin sister Kaitlin and their friend Danielle Bila were heading to a coffee shop to study. Her.memory lives on […]

2 vying for township supervisor

QUESTION TO BOTH (see responses below): Tell voters in less than 200 words what you consider to be the most important issues facing your community and how you will address them if elected: David Huffman Age: 64 Hometown: Flushing Family: Two children Occupation: G.M. Automotive, 35 years, retired Political experience: Served ten years on township Road Advisory Board Education: Associate […]

Summer Sports Camps and Clinics

July 25-28: Swartz Creek Football Camp. Grades 10-12: 8-11 a.m.; Grades 7-8-9: 4:30- 6 p.m.; Grades 2-6: 6:30-8 p.m.Cost: $30 (pre-registration), $35 at the door. Camp takes place at Swartz Creek High School Football Practice Fields. Please attempt to pre-register by July 10 for T-shirt order, however, walk-ins are welcome. July 26-28: Davison Made 2016 Youth Football Camp. Cost: $50. […]

Candidates for township treasurer

All Democrats (vote for only one) QUESTION ANSWERED BY ALL: Tell voters in less than 200 words what you consider to be the most important issues facing your community and how you will address them, if elected: Lisa R. Anderson Age: 53 Hometown: Flint Family: Married, Three (3) Adult Children, Two (2) Grandchildren Occupation: Risk and Benefits Manager Completed 35-year […]


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